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Sepsis awareness fight taken to Scottish Parliament

FEAT chairman Craig Stobo speaks to Julie Currie about the necessity for a public awareness campaign on the life-threatening condition sepsis.

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Josie outside Dumfries House

A Royal appointment for Stornoway singer

An accomplished singer from Lewis was among students of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland who entertained members of the Royal Family at Dumfries House in Ayrshire to mark ten years since HRH Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay, saved the estate for the nation.

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Peter’s Patter - Uncle Buck

Peter’s Patter - Uncle Buck

I was watching the Breakfast News recently and there was an item on the dangers of cyclists being injured as people open their car doors without checking first.

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Looking back - Lucky winners

Looking back - Lucky winners

30-years-ago, Stornoway Chip Shop proprietors Colin Cameron and his wife Isabel celebrated a £74,584 win on the pools.

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The 20 cheapest destinations for a long-haul holiday (once you get there)

Tokyo has been named the best value destination for travel-lovers looking for a far-flung destination that won’t break the bank once they’re there.

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This pound coin is the rarest in circulation according to Change Checker.

REVEALED: The rarest £1 coin you must NOT cash in

The value of the rarest £1 coin is set to soar when it is taken out of circulation next month.

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New TV game show looking for the country’s worst singers

New TV game show looking for the country’s worst singers

A new television game show is aiming to find the country’s worst singers - and giving them the chance to win a major cash prize.

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The full list of Ryanair cancellations and what to do if you’re affected

Ryanair have now revealed the full list of cancelled flights for the next six weeks.

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Five British public safety videos which scarred us as children

Five British public safety videos which scarred us as children

In these days of the internet, child safety is more of a concern for parents everywhere.

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Peter’s Patter - Ashes to Ashes

Peter’s Patter - Ashes to Ashes

The decision has been made. The O’Donnell household is going green and getting rid of our coal back boiler.

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Dancers from the Lynn Maclean School of Dancing

Dance school exam presentation

An enjoyable night of dancing at the Caladh Inn was had by all dancers from age three years and up.

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Lottery winners from across the Isles

Lottery winners from across the Isles

The fourth Western Isles Lifestyle Lottery draw was held last Saturday (September 9) and congratulations go to the three winners coming from different community areas across the Western Isles.

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Only one month left to spend your old pound coins

Only one month left to spend your old pound coins

Look under your sofa, empty your piggy bank and check your pockets – there are only 30 days left to spend the old £1 coin before it becomes worthless.

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Royal Mail is releasing a series of stamps based on the classic Ladybird children's books.

Stamp of approval for children’s classic books

A new series of stamps celebrating a British childhood institution is being released today by Royal Mail.

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Islanders may have to retune Freeview

Islanders may have to retune Freeview

Freeview viewers in parts of Skye, Wester Ross and the Western Isles may need to retune their TV equipment on September 20 to continue watching programmes.

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Storm Aileen is just the first - the full list of storm names for this year

Storm Aileen is just the first - the full list of storm names for this year

Most of Scotland seemed to escape the worst of it, but Storm Aileen battered parts of the UK last night, bringing gusts of up to 75mph and leaving thousands without power.

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On our bikes - on Cycle to Work Day

On our bikes - on Cycle to Work Day

Today, Wednesday September 13, is Cycle to Work Day, which encourages adults across the UK to get on their bike and give cycle commuting a go for one day.

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Not Peter's car ... obviously

Peter’s Patter - I had no Ikea

I am just back from Glasgow, yet again, but this time the return journey was a little bit different from all those other journeys we have made to the mainland since 1998 because this time there was no children to transport to and fro!

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Redheads could soon enjoy the sun without risking skin cancer

Redheads could soon enjoy the sun without risking skin cancer

Redheads known to burn easily from the sun could soon be protected from getting skin cancer.

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VIDEO - Astonishing never-seen-before World War Two photos

These never-seen-before photos snapped a year after VE Day show the apocalyptic devastation across post-war Germany.

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